Private Sector Quotes

Private Sector Quotes by Charles Dallara, Mitt Romney, Vince Cable, Tim Griffin, Michelle Obama, Steve Bullock and many others.

We can no longer contemplate a world in which public or private sector funds are used to bail out or recapitalize failing firms.
I want to help small businesses grow and thrive. I know how to make that happen. I spent my life in the private sector. I know why jobs come and why they go.
For wide swaths of training and education there are valuable spillovers which mean that the private sector needs support from the government. That is why I have been so determined to protect and grow apprenticeships and put higher education on a sustainable footing.
We can’t be paying pensions to the next generation of federal workers when hardly anyone in the private sector gets them.
And that’s why the president has asked the entire government to step up, on his part. I mean, there’s – there are things that the private sector needs to do; there are things that the government needs to do.
My administration will continue to engage the private sector to increase economic opportunities and look for ways to improve our already top notch business environment.
By the mid-1950s, more than a third of all America workers in the private sector were unionized. And the unions demanded and received a fair slice of the American pie.
The private sector is the innovation engine of our economy, and more private-sector businesses and organizations than ever are recognizing that training, promoting, and retaining women is essential to their continued competitiveness – and their bottom line.
Strong economic growth, and especially a significant increase in private sector investment, is the only sustainable path forward for Rwanda.
Private sector development and the creation of small businesses spur investment, jobs, opportunity, and hope. It empowers the market to meet local needs, whether for food, basic goods, or services.
The private sector is first of all much larger than the public sector. The waste we see in that sector does not result from the fact that people spend their money carelessly. Mostly, it occurs because what one family must spend to achieve its goals often depends heavily on what other families spend.
If we are to make poverty history, we must have the active participation of States, civil society and the private sector, as well as individual volunteers.
When private sector, government, social, and philanthropic leaders apply innovative partnerships and technologies to address social challenges and build sustainable communities, the impact is multiplied.
We ought to be allowing the private sector to pursue every form of energy because the energy of the future, it’s not going to come from the government picking winners and losers.
The government needs a role in carrying out exploration. They will be leading the development of the engines that are needed, and the private sector will take advantage of those.
Many people think that the U.S. is ahead in the frontier technology sectors as a result of private sector entrepreneurship. It’s not. The U.S. federal government created all these sectors.
I’d spent 25 years in government when I left the Defense Department back in ’93, decided I’d go spend the rest of my career in the private sector, and then the president tapped me to come be his running mate. And it’s been a remarkable experience. I wouldn’t have missed it for the world.
SBI Caps has a distinct advantage because most of our people are market recruits. We have a public sector heritage. Our challenge is to bring the best of both – public sector heritage and private sector talent – and provide a unique offering.
For many years I have talked about building a Hire a Veteran culture in Canada in order that both public and private sector employers understand and value military training and experience in their hiring programs. For me, this work began long before I became a Member of Parliament.
Erin O’Toole
To achieve the kinds of innovations needed to tackle the climate crisis, government must not shun the private sector, but rather must work closely with industry and our nation’s great research universities.
We don’t measure our people’s success in how they’re doing in government. We measure how they are doing in the real world and the private sector economy.
The ‘private sector’ of the economy is, in fact, the voluntary sector; and the ‘public sector’ is, in fact, the coercive sector.
I just believe that government borrowing and spending doesn’t lead to economic prosperity, growth, or sustainable jobs. I know that it comes from the private sector: people who invest in their businesses and ideas.
While some people simply want to villainize the private sector, the fact is that the private sector drives jobs growth; we need to channel the energy and innovation of employers to generate opportunities for the entire labor market.
When I first left university, I thought about going into the private sector. But I discovered when I went to interview that I could only have a career in the back office, or doing HR. The attitude was, ‘My dear lady, you cannot possibly think about going on the board.’
Now, thanks to President [Barack] Obama and the policies of Democrats when we have been able to achieve 73 straight months of sustained growth in the private sector. The longest it has been in American history.
Fundamentally, our broadband policy has been and should continue to be based on private sector companies continuing to build out their networks to meet consumer needs.
Michael O’Rielly
I would like to go back to the private sector at some point.
I support the state, but not the state-run economy. The state should intervene only to create the conditions necessary for the private sector to thrive.
This is something – we have to have the best defensive capabilities. We need to coordinate all of our efforts with the private sector. We need to give them liability relief so that we can do that.
It would be wonderful if the public sector were always great, or always terrible; or if the private sector were always great, or always terrible. Alas, reality is more complicated than comforting caricatures. Governments fail, and corporations fail.
A woman caring for her children; a woman striving to excel in the private sector; a woman partnering with her neighbors to make their street safer; a woman running for office to improve her country – they all have something to offer, and the more our societies empower women, the more we receive in return.
Outside of its legitimate function, government does nothing as well or economically as the private sector.
The Barrow Administration, with its misguided philosophy of big government wanting to own or control every facet of economic activity in Belize, has depressed and squeezed out the private sector. The inevitable result is mass firing of workers, foreclosures, and downsizing.
Much of the real computer talent today is concentrated in the private sector.
A big part of our agenda is to position the United States for long-term sustainable growth and health, and those jobs come from the private sector.
In the coming era of manned space exploration by the private sector, market forces will spur development and yield new, low-cost space technologies. If the history of private aviation is any guide, private development efforts will be safer, too.
Government should take management lesson from private sector.
People share a universal behavioural trait: if there are profits to be made, the effort to get that money will attract investment. This is true in the private sector, the market sector, as well as the public sector.
It’s so sad to see how few people in the Obama administration have any private sector experience.
From nuclear waste to Northern Rock and Metronet, risk is never transferred to the private sector – the state will always be forced to step in where there is a clear public interest.
When I was in the private sector, one characteristic that differentiated the best entrepreneurs from the others was that they were not in it for the stock options, but for a mission – to deliver something that was helpful… Every entrepreneurial journey, it turns out, is like this.
I’m the guy who’s started businesses, I’ve been a small business owner. I’ve employed hundreds of Pennsylvanians. I know how to get jobs moving in the private sector, rein in the excesses in Washington, and bring some balance to a town that’s lost all balance.
Most private sector workers can only dream of getting the generous lifetime pension and health benefits typical of government service.
To distract from the president’s disappointing record, Team Obama has decided to base their entire campaign on attacking the private sector and Mitt Romney‘s career as a successful businessman.
We need long-term tax reform that promotes private sector job creation. And legislated mandates that kill jobs by raising the cost of payrolls need to be eliminated.
The three top issues have to be restoring jobs and private sector job growth to our country, getting the entitlement mess under control, and restoring back to our country a sense of self-confidence that Americans can achieve whatever we want to achieve.
How much further beyond basic research the role of the government should be, you could have a really good debate about it. Almost nobody would say it’s zero. But that’s where at least we need the private sector to play a big role.
Anything that strengthens the private sector vs. the state is protective of personal freedom.
We need to upgrade and modernize America`s infrastructure.Our budget is going to have to figure out how to balance those priorities and pay for it and our big goal is to leverage the private sector dollars as much as possible so that the public taxpayer isn`t paying for all of this.
Growth means creating the right conditions for the private sector – farmers and firms – to invest and do business.
Economic management involves the operation of economic frameworks in real time – for example, in the private sector, the management of complex financial institutions or, in the public sector, the day-to-day supervision of those institutions.
Mitt Romney understands the private sector, he understands how profit is created, and he isn’t embarrassed by it.
You look at Governor Romney‘s record in the private sector, he helped turn businesses around. Certainly a decade ago he took what would have been an international disaster with the U.S. Olympics, and turned it around for America and made us great again with the Olympics in Salt Lake City.
I believe we’re past the point where the government or the private sector can solve all problems, it’s all about partnerships.
David L. Cohen
I started my career in the private sector and then became U.S. attorney. I think I was a stronger U.S. attorney, and I frankly think I am a stronger Chair of the SEC, because of that experience.
The value of money comes from the private sector in the form of price for product, services rendered, what people are willing to pay for something they want or need. That’s where value happens. Government has nothing to do with that.
I believe the private sector and small businesses drive our economy, and that means the federal government should work to ensure the private sector is as robust as possible.
History has shown that a government’s redistribution of shrinking wealth, in preference to a private sector’s creation of new sources of it, can prove more destructive than even the most deadly enemy.
Conservatives brayed that government should stay out of the private sector; liberals bleated for nationalizing the banks.
I think in the ’50s, the percentage of Americans employed by the private sector who were in unions was above 30 percent. And now it’s in the single digits, so it plummeted. And with the plummeting of unions came the weakening of an organized working-class voice in politics.
Without the BBC, the proliferation of television and radio channels by the private sector would simply result in more and more channels, with tiny audiences, all seeking to do the same thing. The future would be one of fragmentation – fragmentation without either plurality or diversity.
Research promoted by NARA within a major coalition of Federal and private sector research partners has at last demonstrated that an Electronic Records Archives can be built.
I am now a member of the private sector. I’m happy. I’ve got a little foundation. You never say never, but I may have had my last race and that was the Presidential race. I think that you only get one shot.
We’ve been so preoccupied with getting the government to behave in a fair and democratic way, we were not able to focus on the private sector where most of the jobs are, where most of the wealth and opportunities are.
Crony capitalism is essentially a condition in which… public officials are giving favours to people in the private sector in payment of political favours.
We must never forget that it is the private sector – not government – that is the engine of economic opportunity. Businesses, particularly small businesses, flourish and can provide good jobs when government acts as a productive partner.
The biggest culprits in the housing fiasco came from the private sector, and more specifically from a mortgage industry that was out of control.
The government is somewhat inept, but the private sector is inept in general. How many companies do venture capitalists invest in that go poorly? By far most of them. However, every once in a while a Google or a Microsoft comes out, so people keep giving them money.
There is so much more demand for Formula One than it can supply. You have governments investing in circuits all over the world, and the private sector sometimes has a tough time competing with that.
You balance the budget by restraining the growth of government and encouraging the growth of the private sector.
While the invisible hand looks after the private sector, the invisible foot kicks the public sector to pieces.
No matter how much the private sector crows that corporate tax breaks will lead to more jobs or robust economic activity, such benefits rarely materialize.
I had attracted large investments into information technology and built infrastructure in Hyderabad, including India‘s first greenfield airport, apart from attracting the country’s first private sector investments in power generation.
When I first left university, I thought about going into the private sector. But I discovered when I went to interview that I could only have a career in the back office, or doing HR. The attitude was, “My dear lady, you cannot possibly think about going on the board.
What is obvious is that Donald Trump is comfortable with an approach to running his presidency based on what worked for him in the private sector.
We love a growing private sector that allows people freedom of choice, to choose their health plan, to choose their doctor, to choose their hospital.
It would be fun to have someone in the White House who has worked in the private sector… and someone who understands that wealth creation is a good thing and they want more of it. Wealth is good.
When WHO works with the private sector, the Organization takes all possible measures to ensure its work to develop policy and guidelines is protected from industry influence.
At the end of the day, the best sanctuaries are places like the Performing Animal Welfare Society in Northern California, where he really provides his tigers large spaces. And there are people in the private sector that do a really good job with animals.
Most of our funding goes to organizations and is then used to leverage the private sector.
America’s private sector job creators need elected leaders to lead and get out of the way.
Small businesses create half of the jobs in the private sector.
The governments are seen to be less effective than they used to be. The private sector is perceived as being so much more efficient, and so globalization implies a transfer of power to the private sector.
Medicare provided guaranteed equal coverage, something that the private sector could not
The government should not be in control of the private sector. You create opportunity, you create business, you create development, you hand it to the investor and start creating something new.
Most people work for the private sector, which cannot exist without profit.
If you leave government life for greener private sector pastures, why on earth do you still need to peep into the nether reaches of national secrets unless you’re either addicted to preserving that special power or you plan on making sweet cash off your top secret stash?
GAVI works collaboratively with the private sector – from investment banks to vaccine suppliers to corporations to members of the Forbes 400 – to find new and better ways to raise and apply resources and broaden the base of participants in global health.
The diiference is that in the private sector you work for yourself, and as Prime Minister I work for every single Haitianinside Haiti and outside – and for all those who love Haiti as well.
Living standards in both the public and private sector have to be brought down. The private sector has to sell more abroad and consume less at home. The government sector has to get closer to just spending what it can collect in taxes.
Mitt Romney is a businessman, a turnaround artist, a CEO. That is who he is. The former governor has experience in the public and private sector.
I would cap the amount of federal government can spend at 20 percent of the economy. Bring it back to 20 percent or lower. And say, we are not going to spend above that level. Democrats, they want to raise your taxes and spend more and more and turn us into an economy which is no longer driven by the private sector.
When Barack Obama tries to continually weasel his ever-expanding government into the private sector or does something like try to sneak the biggest backdoor tax in history into the books, he ceases to be ‘Presidential.’
I believe we can do more in making the President’s vision for space exploration a reality by awarding cash prizes to encourage greater participation of the private sector in the national space program.
Since the government creates no wealth, it can only transfer the wealth required to hire people. Even if the government creates a million jobs, that is not a net increase in jobs, when the money that pays for those jobs is taken from the private sector, which loses that much ability to create private jobs.
I wouldn’t trade the best days of my life in the private sector for the worst days of my life in the public sector.
Some people don’t support economic development. There are people in the Assembly who say there is no economic development possible; leave it to the private sector.
I basically apply with my teams the lean startup principles I used in the private sector – go into Silicon Valley mode, work at startup speed, and attack, doing things in short amounts of time with extremely limited resources.
Today the Internet is run by private sector interests within the United States under the supervision of a nonprofit entity formed by the U.S. Department of Commerce.
What I’d like to do is continue a private sector, free market Main Street types of policies. And those include less regulation. They include a fairer, flatter tax system.
I’m a very big proponent of cloud. We’ve used it a lot in private sector, and as far as we can tell, it is not only more efficient, it’s probably also more secure for lots of very complicated technical reasons. I think it’s a very important thing for government to do, and also to have systems that talk to each other.
The government doesn’t run the economy. The economy is run by the private sector. The job of the president is to ensure we [the state] have policies that allow the private sector to grow and prosper.
Things that come from the private sector are in abundant supply; things that depend on the public sector are widely a problem. We’re a world, as I said in The Affluent Society, of filthy streets and clean houses, poor schools and expensive television.
Confronted with economic problems, politicians always blame the private sector first … [even] blaming the problem on the solution.
Richard L. Gordon
The important thing for the survival of the Thai society is that the majority of those who work, both in the government and the private sector, still strive to work in the same direction; this is why the Thai nation still stands.
The great increase in longevity has produced a surge in the desire to accumulate assets for retirement. It has outpaced the ability of the private sector to produce assets, so we need a larger government debt.
I built private sector jobs all my life.
If we have an honest discussion on whether the war on poverty should be fought with welfare or with economic growth in the private sector, Democrats will lose black votes.
As conservatives, we support free market principles and believe the private sector provides solutions that the government cannot.
Unfortunately, military servicemen and servicewomen often have a difficult time transitioning to jobs in the private sector once their duty is complete.
I spent ten years in the private sector, actually learning how business works. I’m the governor of Ohio, and I inherited a state that was on the brink of dying. And we turned it all around with jobs and balanced budgets and rising credit and tax cuts, and the state is unified, and people have hope again in Ohio.
Adopting and promoting sustainable production practices require concerted effort, something which in practice is too often missing or insufficient. Making this shift at the scale required demands forward-looking leadership in the public and private sectors alike.
You cannot have development in today’s world without partnering with the private sector.
To amplify our efforts, USDA is joining with First Lady Michelle Obama in aggressively promoting the ‘Let’s Move’ campaign, which will combat the epidemic of childhood obesity through a comprehensive approach that builds on effective strategies, and mobilizes public and private sector resources.
The economic welfare of all our people must ultimately stem not from government programs, but from the wealth created by a vigorous private sector.
I ran for Congress not because I was having a mid-life crisis. I left the private sector because I saw a looming financial crisis that was coming to this country. It’s unsustainable.
Anything that the private sector can do, the government can do it worse.
Obviously, our business leaders yield enormous influence on our political leaders, and they have a duty to use that influence for the greater good. But beyond that, the private sector depends on having healthy, educated and productive workers.
The Obama administration is an affront to every freedom-loving American, and a threat to every private sector job in this country.
Personally, I liked working for the university. They gave us money and facilities. We didn’t have to produce anything. You’ve never been out of college. You don’t know what it’s like out there! I’ve worked in the private sector … they expect results!
My whole life has been learning to lead, from my parents, to my education, to the experience I had in the private sector, to helping run the Olympics, and then of course helping guide a state.
We (British) have reached the state where the private sector is that part of the economy the government controls and the public sector is that part that nobody controls.
One of the best ways countries can combat poverty is to use development assistance to promote a growing private sector, in which the poor can fully participate.
John Danilovich
For American foreign aid to become more effective, it must embrace the power of partnerships, access the transformative nature of free enterprise, and leverage the abundant resources that can come from the private sector.
There are a lot of young kids serving in Washington, D.C.: kids that are smart, hard-working, but they’ve never farmed. They’ve never run a business. They’ve never been in the private sector. They went from high school into college and right into Washington, D.C.
Having a credible existence in the private sector frees people to be able to be better public servants. You’re less concerned with… toeing the party line and more concerned with doing what is right.
Diversity is so important for me, particularly in the United States Senate, and it’s been important to every job that I’ve held. Whether you’re in government or the private sector, we should be just as diverse as the community that we represent.
I think in the end the big issue is that the private sector still needs more help. And the answer is not more big government. I know in my state our reforms allowed us to protect firefighters, police officers, and teachers.
The post-crisis perception, at least in the media, appears to be one of Americans being held down by Wall Street, by big companies in the private sector, and by the wealthy. Capitalism is on trial. I see it a little differently. If a lender offers me free money, I do not have to take it.
When government ‘creates jobs’ by taking money from the private sector and ‘investing’ in favored projects, it is not truly productive activity. Rather, the government has preempted the economic process, forbidding it to serve consumers so that it can instead serve the objectives of politicians and bureaucrats.
All developmental activities for the common man such as education, healthcare, shelter and food distribution should be handled by reputed private sector institutions. It should be a competitive market in order to prevent the formation of monopolies.
I’m angry that the private sector, which is supposed to be in charge of running gasoline into the Valley, doesn’t have its act together to deal with a critical situation, so now the public sector has to step in.
You should not be subjected to the pressures, the intimidation, whether by Government or by the private sector, which would force you into self-censorship.
We need new technology to fight climate change and that will come from the private sector.
The government competes in the private sector the way an alligator competes with a duck.
When it imposes expensive regulatory mandates on the private sector, Congress often acts on the basis of interest-group pressures, anecdotes, and the emotions of the moment. The executive branch is hardly perfect, but it is far less likely to do that.
I always told people in the private sector, ‘You can be the smartest person in the world, you can have the very best ideas, but if you can’t sell them and you can’t get other people to work with you, you’re not going to succeed.’
I know it’s going to be the private sector that leads this country out of the current economic times we’re in. You can spend your money better than the government can spend your money.
Governments must take on the central role of creating an investment climate across Africa that supports enterprise and the role of the private sector and provides a clear and predictable economic policy framework for business to succeed.
Jeroen van der Veer
The founding fathers, in their wisdom, devised a method by which our republic can take one hundred of its most prominent numbskulls and keep them out of the private sector where they might do actual harm.
[the downfall of our political system is the] buying and selling of politicians…bribery. In the private sector, you’re arrested for it. In the public sector, it’s the norm.
I thought the Bush economic policy was a disaster. We lost 500,000 private sector jobs during his tenure.
When I was in the private sector, I found it immensely useful to go out and talk to customers and co-workers.
The purpose of the Senate is to keep 100 middle aged knuckleheads out of the private sector where they can do real harm.
I think that anybody that stays in school, gets good grades, pays the price, I think we are wealthy enough in the public and the private sector in America to make sure that every child in America that wants to continue their education, they should be able to do that.
We are a mixed economy. We will remain a mixed economy. The public and private sector will continue to play a very important role. The private sector in our country has very ample scope and I am confident that India’s entrepreneurs have the capacity, and the will to rise to the occasion.
Bureaucrats behave very differently than a private-sector manager because their motivations are different. Permanent bureaucrats, no matter how senior, worry about their next job.
If you give me $100bn now, I can’t use it. There is not only money, there is talent and experience. That’s why we need the private sector.
We’ve been so preoccupied with getting the government to behave in a fair and democratic way, we were not able to focus on the private sector where most of the jobs are, where most of the wealth and opportunities are.
I came out of the private sector, a life that I enjoyed. I sleep in a bed every night with a woman I went to first grade with. I wasn’t running for a job. I was running – and I think you will find this to be the case with many of the freshmen – to produce results.
We will shortly become like Germany, France, the United Kingdom, or Sweden – a socialist democracy in which the government dominates the economy, determines private-sector priorities and offers a vastly expanded range of services to many more people at much higher taxes.
There are fewer people living in tents, more people with access to quality health care, more kids who are in school, and for the first time in a long, long time, Haiti is attracting private sector investments.
This is the 21st-century paradox: Even as political democracy has become the intellectual default mode for much of the world, the private sector usually trumps the public one when it comes to accommodating consumer choice.
GE sells more than 96 percent of its products to the private sector, where America’s future must be built. But government can help business invest in our shared future.
I worked my way up in the private sector and implemented Georgia‘s tough voter ID law.
Let us learn from the lessons of September 11 and not wait for a major strike before we act. We must work together – Democrats and Republicans, Congress and the White House, government and the private sector – to make our country a safer and more prosperous place.
I want to get America’s private sector growing and I know how to do it.
When public and private sectors combine intellectual and other resources, more can be achieved
Major investment decisions have become too important to be left to the private sector.
Republican governors are leading the way in helping the private sector create new jobs, reforming government and getting our economy back on track.
The challenge I set before anyone who condemns private-sector business is this: If you are a socially conscious person, why don’t you run your business in a way that will help achieve social objectives?
We’ve supported the development of Cuba‘s private sector. This is a human rights issue – people should have the right to live with dignity and to control their livelihoods.
As a result of the assault on Christianity, the Christian faith has been isolated more and more into a tiny private sector of life and removed from the whole public spectrum of America.
We cannot get serious about helping the private sector create quality jobs without focusing first on the main drivers of our economy – the American middle class and those struggling to enter it.
If you take all the money we’ve spent at NASA since we landed on the moon and you had applied that money for incentives to the private sector, we would today probably have a permanent station on the moon, three or four permanent stations in space, a new generation of lift vehicles.
Im looking for leaders who are going to go to Washington for a season, not career politicians. People who understand that the strength of America comes from the private sector, not Washington, D.C.
You know, it doesn’t take a genius in the private sector to know that you can save literally hundreds of billions of dollars in federal spending if you can make it more responsive. That’s the main job.
One of the advantages of getting elected governor when you’re 58 instead of 38 is you have some mileage on you and part of that means some history and some relationships with people who have spent a fair amount of their career in the public and in the private sector.
To jump-start our economy, we must leave cash in your hands – because if youve got money in your pocket, youll spend it at the hardware store or the corner market, and that will drive job growth in our private sector.
Mitt Romney turned businesses around in the private sector. He saved the Winter Olympics.
There has been a huge attack against private sector unions. Actually, that’s been going on since the Second World War.
National security is a place where the private sector could be helpful because the government is woefully behind the technology curve. But secondly, the bureaucratic processes that have been in place since 9/11 are woefully inadequate as well.
When our state agencies work together, share resources and partner with the private sector to help connect businesses looking to hire with individuals actively seeking employment, Alabamians can rest assured we are doing our best to improve their quality of life.
The U.S. is the gold standard for clean air and clean water. We reached that point through private sector innovation and cooperation between Washington and the states to implement our nation’s environmental laws.
The private sector is the key player in cyber security. Private sector companies are the primary victims of cyber intrusions. And they also possess the information, the expertise, and the knowledge to address cyber intrusions and cyber crime in general.
Medicare provided guaranteed equal coverage, something that the private sector could not.
Innovation means taking risks, and that is where the private sector can play a role.
The fundamental problem is that President Obama has grown government. He has grown the private sector jobs.
New Labour has deregulated, liberalised and privatised – but every time the private sector fails it is the taxpayer who pays.
I think anybody who knows anything about South Africa and the South African economy would know that one of the big constraints to growth and development is skills shortages. So all of us, need to come at this thing as vigorously as is possible and, of course, the private sector has the capacity to take it on board.
I don’t believe that the problems in the VA are necessarily about money. When I look back over the problems of the VA over the past decade, this is fundamentally a system that hasn’t kept up with modernization in the way that the rest of health care in the private sector has.
To reduce deficit spending and our enormous debt, you reign in spending. You cut the budget. You don’t take more from the private sector and grow government with it. And that’s exactly what Obama has in mind with this expiration of Bush tax cuts proposal of his.
In the Senate, I will work to shrink the size of our federal government to its core Constitutional role so the private sector can thrive.
What you earn depends on what you learn.
We need to make it very clear – whether it’s Russia, China, Iran or anybody else – the United States has much greater capacity. And we are not going to sit idly by and permit state actors to go after our information, our private-sector information or our public-sector information.
As you know, I spent 30 years of my life in the private sector.
The Tea Party elites believe government is evil. Everything about government is bad, and they blame all problems, even non-economic problems, problems that were caused by the private sector, on government.
With 1.7 million private sector jobs lost and half a million jobs shipped overseas over the past three years, we must take action to spur job creation and restore economic prosperity.
Big Brother in the form of an increasingly powerful government and in an increasingly powerful private sector will pile the records high with reasons why privacy should give way to national security, to law and order, to efficiency of operation, to scientific advancement and the like.
The private sector enjoys tremendous freedom in the U.S, as it should. With freedom, however, comes responsibilities.
There is no easy fix or youth unemployment. Partnership between the public and private sectors can make a big difference.
Sustainable jobs are created by the private sector.
A world in which government is burdened by historic debt, philanthropy has limited resources, and the private sector is only interested in its own personal gain is simply unsustainable.
Because the private sector has evolved processes and metrics for growth over many generations, for-profit models are more likely to efficiently accomplish their goals.
The way to create jobs is to encourage private sector job creators.
There is a growing consensus in the private sector that companies can and should take action to address the problem of gun violence in our country.
During my time growing a company in the private sector, one of my guiding principles was to meet and hear feedback from as many customers as possible.
You can’t fall back on the private sector and say, ‘You take care of the nation’s banking system.’ That’s a fundamental function of the government, the Federal Reserve, the Treasury and the FDIC, etc. All of those agencies have a major role to play there.
If I care about poverty, I have to care a lot about investments in the private sector. The private sector creates the vast majority of jobs in the world, and social protection only goes so far.
Isn’t it fitting that so many of those who have contempt for the private sector will soon find themselves back in it?
The ingenuity and creativity of the private sector is essential to meeting American’s needs for a skilled work force.
It takes four private-sector jobs to support every public-sector employee.
Washington State has a strong tradition of a positive relationship – positive working relationship between labor and management, whether in the private sector or the public sector. It needs to continue to be that way.
On climate and clean energy, government sets the international framework, and the private sector uses that framework to do what it does best: innovate, create, and drive global progress.
I focused on jobs. I built private sector jobs all my life. That’s what the race was about. Who was going to build private sector jobs? My opponent who never had one? Or me? That’s why I won last night.
I don’t want to spend the rest of my life in politics. When I’m finished with my term as governor, I’m going back to the life that’s waiting for me in the private sector.
Careful economic research has shown public-sector workers receive a level of compensation, pension benefits, and retiree health coverage in excess of what comparable workers in the private sector enjoy. In some instances, the total premium can be 30 percent or higher.
I’m a liberal, but I think there’s so much that the private sector can do and does do.
Theft and corruption in the private sector is as bad as that in government and must be dealt with decisively by law enforcement agencies.
We need the private sector to create jobs. If the government could create jobs Communism would have worked, but it didn’t.
We need legislation that encourages increased competition and tort reform and combats fraud, waste, and abuse. This would drive down health care costs, provide more ‘bottom line‘ for our small businesses and lead to more private sector job growth.
President Obama’s assault on the free-enterprise market and venture capitalists is anti-American and shows his greatest insecurity: his lack of private sector experience and his inability to understand the economy and help businesses thrive in these uncertain economic times.
Jobs are created in the private sector. Not by the president or the government unless they’re government jobs.
By giving every child a fair start, we are improving our collective future, including the private sector’s ability to find talent in a very competitive global marketplace.
I think there’s not much patience for organized labour, period, public or private sector.
Across our country, social enterprise partnerships between the public and private sectors are providing millions of Americans – young and old – a second chance.
George R. Roberts
To foster entrepreneurship, expansion and job creation, more leaders at all levels of government have to demonstrate some understanding of what it takes to build and grow businesses in the private sector.
Americans cannot maintain their essential faith in government if there are two Americas, in which the private sector’s work subsidizes the disproportionate benefits of this new public sector elite.
It’s not coincidental that America’s vigorous recovery in the early 1980s was led by a president who worked hard to unshackle growth in the private sector.
When commercial banking opened up for the private sector, I set up the retail-banking division for ICICI and grew it substantially. I then ran the international side of the ICICI Bank for a few years.
If the private sectors are about markets and the public sectors are about governments, then the plural sector is about communities.
It is always and everywhere the province of the central bank to monetize any spending, the government’s or the private sector’s, by printing enough money to pay for it in depreciated dollars.
Caroline Baum
In Madison‘s famous formulation in the Federalist, constitutional restrictions on government assume that we “first enable the government to control the governed.” If the public authorities can be outgunned or bribed, the vibrancy of the private sector can be pathological.
Stephen Holmes
We ought to start running the government like a private-sector business. I have that ability as CEO of our companies. I have line item vetoes, and if I didn’t, we’d probably be out of business by now.
In our country, the vast majority of our critical infrastructure and intellectual property is of course in the hands of the private sector.
Unlike government entities, the private sector has the technical knowhow and experience to build and operate complex communications systems.
Michael O’Rielly
Spain has been massively diverting capital from the private sector into politically favored environmental projects for the better part of a decade…every green job created, eliminated 2.2 real jobs and cost around $800,000 each!
The fastest growing occupation in the private sector is security guards. The fastest growing occupation in the public sector is prison guards. (1992)
It is only fair to expect public employees like me and others in the public sector to pay something close to what our neighbors and our fellow citizens do in the private sector.
The private sector is doing fine.
My own belief is that the way we grow the economy, create jobs, create wealth is in the private sector. The government doesn’t do that.
We should enable the private sector to engage in self-defense in the cyber world like we do in the physical world.
We know that we have to have the right combinations of government policies and private sector energy and dynamism. Getting that balance right is what I know President Obama has tried to do, and at every turn he’s been stopped.
If taxes and government spending are both slashed, then the salutary result will be to lower the parasitic burden of government taxes and spending upon the productive activities of the private sector.
Embryonic stem cell research is legal in America, and nothing in the administration’s current policy affects that legality; 400 lines are currently being used to conduct embryonic stem cell research, both in the private sector and by the Federal Government.
Pemex becomes a productive company of the state, but it will have competition and can make associations with the private sector.
People working in the private sector should try to save money. There remains the possibility that it may someday be valuable again.
It would be wise for the U.S. private sector to stay away from Iran.
There are hardly any private sector employees who get both a 401k and a pension. There’s just no need that Congress should get both.
Our first priority has to be getting our fiscal house in order – and creating an atmosphere for the private sector in job creation.
If you get rich in the name of the poor, fine and dandy. The problem is when you earn it. If you earn the money in the private sector by starting a business and hiring a lot of people, that’s when you become the enemy.
We Brits print banknotes out in Debden in Essex, and have contracted it out to the private sector. Here in the U.S. it is a government operation right in the heart of Washington next door to the Holocaust Museum.
Everything I have done in the private sector has been through an ethics review point by point by point, and I have been given a clean bill of health by Ethics from the day I walked in the door, including my involvement with Innate Immunotherapeutics and my position on the board.
Ben Carson seems pretty proud that he knows how big the Medicare budget is. All that money goes to the private sector, but Carson seems to think the private sector would do a lot better if…something. I’m not quite sure what.
The fact is that America has been at her most prosperous when government and the private sector have been not at war, but in a wary, if often underplayed, alliance. History is unmistakable on this point.
We need to open up private sector markets. We need to empower small business people, working Georgians, and entrepreneurs.
The Obama administration is an affront to every freedom-loving American,and a threat to every private sector job in this country.
In a democracy, if a government creates bad policies, it can be voted out of office. Competition in the private sector, however, can easily work to encourage phishing rather than stifle it.
SpaceX has reopened the cosmos, and the space race is back on, only this time it is in the private sector.
I like the fact that Donald Trump has been in the private sector. I like that he’s had to make a payroll. I like that he’s had to do projects.
I favor a system where students in publicly funded institutions make a commitment: if they do well in the private sector, they will revert a certain percentage of their income to the education sector; and if they devote some years to public service, their debt will be forgiven.
We need the private sector to succeed, because if the private sector succeeds, America succeeds. Because it’s not the government that produces jobs, it’s the private sector.
Britain‘s generosity in the world has allowed us to help the poorest countries to get on the road to industrialisation through economic development and private sector investment in the world’s most difficult frontier markets, where jobs and economic opportunities are desperately needed.
In a zero corporate tax rate environment, if the private sector doesn’t create tens of millions of jobs, then I don’t know what it takes to create tens of millions of jobs.
By giving the leadership to the private sector in a capitalistic society, we’re going to measure the value of art by how many products we can sell.
In the eight years before I became governor, there was zero net private sector job growth in New Jersey. Zero. For eight years.
To know that children are suffering and going without food is intolerable in a society such as ours. I hope that all our leaders, in both the public and private sectors, will work tirelessly to eradicate hunger. We all have a responsibility to bring back life to our most precious natural resource.
We want the private sector to be able to invest. The private sector works quite well.
I’ve got cabinet experience, military experience, and private sector experience.
Erin O’Toole
For some people, work is the only safe haven from abuse. So all employers in businesses big and small, whether in the public or private sector, should be encouraged to create safe spaces at work where staff suffering domestic abuse can talk to an appropriately qualified person who can provide advice and offer support.
The money has to go to the federal government because the federal government will spend that money better than the private sector will spend it.
If you go to India the roads are being built almost entirely with private sector money and by the private sector. If you look at many, many countries in Europe that’s how they’re doing it.
The private sector can go forward, if it must, with destruction of embryos for questionable and ethically challenged science. But spend the people’s money on proven blood cord, bone marrow, germ cell, and adult cell research.
I’ve always been progressive on social issues: pro-choice, pro-gun control, and pro-gay rights – even when I was a Republican. The big difference is that I once believed the private sector would address America’s social problems. But then I saw firsthand that this wasn’t going to happen.